Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir of Pakistan. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Pakistan need a star management to move forward, says Shoaib Akhtar

  • Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar hasn’t had a happy mood this summer, thanks to his country’s premature exit from the cricket World Cup held in England and Wales.
  • The Men in Green made a valiant comeback towards the end of their campaign but the poor start had left far great damage than they could make up.
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Mohammad Amir announces retirement from Test cricket with immediate effect

  • Mohammad Amir was going through a rather torrid time in his international career.
  • Owing to his indifferent run of form, he couldn’t cement his place in the Pakistan team.
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Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif shouldn’t be allowed to play for Pakistan again, says Rashid Latif

  • And now, Rashid Latif, another former Pakistan captain, and wicketkeeper, has come up with a controversial opinion.
  • According to him, the banned duo of Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif should not be allowed to play in the national team again.
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Reports: Mike Hesson to apply for the position of India’s head coach

  • Mike Hesson, the former New Zealand coach, is set to apply for the role of the Indian cricket team’s head coach.
  • Meanwhile, the last date of application for the post on July 30 with Shastri getting a direct entry in the interview.
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Ashes 2019: Cricket Australia names 17-man squad for the high-voltage series

  • David Warner, Cameron Bancroft, and Steve Smith made it to the squad for the first time since the shambolic ball-tampering saga that turned their career over.
  • Uncapped Michael Neser was also picked and he’ll have Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Peter Siddle and James Pattinson for the company in the fast bowling department.
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Windies vs India: Cricket West Indies name Chris Gayle in the 14-member ODI squad

  • Moreover, Chris Gayle has got a historic record in sight which he will be looking to break.
  • The 39-year-old currently has got 10,393 runs under his belt in the ODI format.
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Man fined Rs 25,000 after he petitioned high court to ban IPL auction

  • In an interesting turnout of events, a man filed public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the auctioning of cricketers in the IPL.
  • However, the Delhi High Court didn’t seem to be impressed with his petition.
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Pakistan great Zaheer Abbas makes a bold statement on skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed

  • Sarfaraz Ahmed, the Pakistan captain, has been on the cosh for quite some time now.
  • Before the World Cup, he didn’t have a pleasant time with the national team, especially in the ODI format.
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Is there any rift between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma? bowling coach Bharat Arun responds

  • As far as Arun is concerned, he needs to re-apply for his position in Indian cricket’s support staff.
  • The last date of application is July 30. Meanwhile, Virat is set to lead the national team in the Test, ODI and T20I series against the Windies, starting August 3.
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MS Dhoni doesn’t need protection, he’ll protect the citizens: Army Chief

  • MS Dhoni, the legendary Indian cricketer, won’t be a part of the national team for the tour of the West Indies,
  • Rishabh Pant will be India’s number one wicketkeeper from now onwards. Meanwhile, Dhoni will now be serving his nation, this time as army personnel.
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